I’m Not Crying, You’re Crying: Mass Effect And Relationships

I gave this talk at Videobrains in February 2014.

This talk is about is how Bioware managed to make me cry my eyes out about fictional aliens. And just so you know, when I was writing that sentence my throat got all choked up and I had to pause in the middle before I could continue writing it. But as I have repeatedly said, I’m a fucking professional, so.

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Give Me A Mass Effect Musical Or Give Me Death

I gave this talk at Nine Worlds in August 2016.

I am going to be talking about the similarities between the Mass Effect games and popular musical Hamilton, and as an extension of that, the common narrative beats between successful stories in various mediums.

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